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Alumni gather for Reno Hall blessing during Inauguration Week

The University celebrated the inauguration of President Gerard L. Stockhausen S.J., with a week of activities leading up to the Presidential Installation and Gala on October 1, 2004. Events included a concert, an opportunity for students and UDM colleagues to take part in community volunteer service activities, an academic symposium and receptions in the schools and colleges. The College of Liberal Arts and Education held an open house at Reno Hall, which was recently refurbished to house the Counseling & Addiction Studies Department, Education Department, Language & Cultural Training Center, Psychology Department & Clinic, UDM Theatre Program and the Career Education Center.

Message from Dean Charles Marske
Fall Semester is off to an extraordinary start in the College of Liberal Arts and Education.

Broadside and UDM Presses publish new book on Broadside Legacy Poets
A Different Image: The Legacy of Broadside Press | An Anthology
has been collaboratively published and released by Broadside Press and the University of Detroit Mercy Press.

Gail Presbey named Fulbright Scholar
Gail Presbey, associate professor of Philosophy, is one of approximately 800 U.S. faculty and professionals to be awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant for the 2004-2005 academic year.

CLAE Alumnus Wins National Book Award
On November 17, Kevin Boyle ’82, won the National Book Award for the best book of 2004 in the nonfiction category.

College explores U.S. policy in Latin America during Hispanic Heritage month
UDM’s James Carney Latin American Solidarity Archive celebrated Hispanic Heritage month in October with a special viewing of Hidden in Plain Sight, the award-winning documentary about U.S. policy toward Latin America and the U.S. Army’s School of the Americas (SOA) in Fort Benning, Ga.

Alumna Mary Henold discusses women and Church doctrine
UDM alumna and Catholic historian Mary Henold ’96, returned to her alma mater on September 24 to discuss the challenges of Catholic feminism during the era of Vatican II.

Faculty recognized for outstanding achievement
On Friday, October 22, 2004, David Koukal, associate professor of Philosophy, and Carol Weisfeld, professor of Psychology, were recognized for their outstanding teaching and scholarly endeavors at the Faculty Recognition Dinner.

Student organization awarded two grants
The Counseling and Addiction Studies Association (CASSA) has been awarded two grants from the Michigan Counseling Association (MCA).

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